Friday, August 17, 2007

AP Says Money is Not an Issue for Watts

According to the Associated Press:

Whatever challenges Democrat Mikal Watts faces as a Texas senatorial hopeful, money isn‘t one of them.

Nor will he need to hitch a ride to make his campaign stops.

A San Antonio-based trial lawyer, Watts announced recently he might run against Sen. John Cornyn. Out came the personal checkbook, and $3.8 million in personal loans and contributions later, he had as much money in his campaign account as the incumbent.

Watts also filed a financial disclosure statement recently that showed he owns two airplanes, a 1976 Westwind jet and a 1979 Cheyenne turboprop.

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